Malcolm Rifkind

1946 - Today

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Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind (born 21 June 1946) is a British politician who served in the cabinets of Margaret Thatcher and John Major from 1986 to 1997, and most recently as chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament from 2010 to 2015. He is also known for his advocacy of a pro-European stance within his party's policies. Rifkind was the MP for Edinburgh Pentlands from 1974 to 1997. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm Rifkind has received more than 723,654 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Malcolm Rifkind is the 18,229th most popular politician (down from 16,797th in 2019), the 6,436th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,953rd in 2019) and the 680th most popular British Politician.

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  • 720k

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  • 37.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Malcolm Rifkinds by language

Over the past year Malcolm Rifkind has had the most page views in the with 93,806 views, followed by Chinese (2,328), and German (1,587). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (61.13%), Cantonese (52.63%), and Turkish (48.79%)


Among politicians, Malcolm Rifkind ranks 18,229 out of 19,576Before him are Diederik Samsom, Tony Evers, Doris Matsui, Sônia Guajajara, Amir Khan Muttaqi, and Ed Rendell. After him are Xiong Ni, Mike Johanns, Loek van Wely, Savitri Jindal, David Miliband, and Marianne Thieme.

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Among people born in 1946, Malcolm Rifkind ranks 803Before him are Barbara Lee, John Hollins, Richard N. Richards, F. Drew Gaffney, David Sadler, and Sverre Kjelsberg. After him are Christopher Malcolm, Ed Schafer, Mike Doyle, Tim Johnson, Johnny Crawford, and Pacita Abad.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Rifkind ranks 6,436 out of 8,785Before him are Peter Thompson (1942), William Hewson (1739), Joey Batey (1989), Pete Shelley (1955), Robert Green (1980), and George Monbiot (1963). After him are Lustmord (1964), Poly Styrene (1957), David Miliband (1965), Christopher Malcolm (1946), Siobhan Finneran (1966), and Georgina Chapman (1976).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Rifkind ranks 680Before him are Jonathan Hill, Baron Hill of Oareford (1960), David Thompson (1961), Walter Nash (1882), Ellen Wilkinson (1891), Vere Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough (1880), and Graham Watson (1956). After him are David Miliband (1965), John Reid, Baron Reid of Cardowan (1947), Norman Lamont (1942), Shirley Williams (1930), Michael Gove (1967), and George Osborne (1971).